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of journalist cokie roberts. yesterday members of the house gave tributes to the louisiana democrat. lindy boggs was 97. >> speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to a former member of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. she was a pioneer for the state of louisiana, and she served louisiana's second congressional district following death of her late husband who was then the majority leader of the house. she was the first woman elected to represent the state of louisiana in congress, and she was a founder of the congresswomen's caucus, and in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the women -- congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. lindy was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy sea during the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and a loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and, in fact, just recently she and her daughter partic
, just ask east baton rouge, louisiana, officials there still haven't adjusted to a supreme court ruling from 10 years ago. over the last two years, sheriff's deputies have arrested a dozen men for flirting with the intention to have sex. the men did not break any other laws. seriously, no law broken. they were arrested and charged under a law that was found to be unconstitutional by the supreme court over a decade ago. the sheriff says he will expunge the men's records and waive the fee to do so. councilmembers said they would take a look at such a proposal. but there are already laws in place to protect gay people. you mean like the 10-year-old supreme court rule something that doesn't seem like enough here. it is truly exciting as of midnight there will be two more states that let gay people get married, we will still have a patchwork system in this country where rights are not dolled out equally, but then again, 13 states, that's all we had when we, the united states first became a country. can you do a lot with just 13 states. joining us now is pennsylvania state representative bria
of louisiana republicans are pointing the finger at, wait for it, president obama. >>> and, 32 days, 18 accusers and one very pitiful fall from office. san diego mayor bob filner strikes a deal. "newsroom" is back after a break. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. [ male announcer ] a family that vacations together, sunscreens together. find a hilton everywhere you want to go with rates as low as $109 per night. book now at hilton.com/getaway. . it is clear this morning that hannah anderson does not want to be seen as a victim. the teenager kidnapped by a family friend who murdered her mother and brother decided to go public on nbc's "today" show anderson said she's not a victim, she's a survivor and talked publicly about ethan and her mom for the very first time. >> he had a really big heart and she was strong hearted and very tough. she knew how to handle things. >> ha
. i'd like states by lake for $400, please. alex: michael. what is louisiana? yes. word origins -- $400. kate. what is ambulance? yes. states by lake for $800. colby. what's ohio? right. word origins -- $800. michael. what is "d'oh"? [ laughter ] yes, you did that well. word origins -- $1,200. answer -- daily double. [ applause ] let's do $2,600. okay, here is the clue. jimmy? this term for the part of a fair or carnival where sideshows and other amusements are located comes from the site of an 1893 expo held in chicago. what is the boardwalk? no, i bet you colby would have gotten this. "what is the midway?" the midway. all right, you drop to $5,000. you and colby are tied for the lead. go again. word origins -- $1,600. [ beep ] and that word is ombudsman. back to you, michael. let's finish off word origins -- $2,000. kate. what is umami? you are right. states by lake for $1,200. michael. what is michigan? yes. states by lake -- $1,600. answer -- the other daily double. kate: wow. colby: man! [ laughs ] [ applause ] alex: colby and kate moaning because you found both daily doubl
of excessive heat warnings for states like oklahoma, parts of arkansas, louisiana and also widespread in texas. >> it was bizarre yesterday. august and a little cool. >> felt kind of like september, october fkt i thought i was going for a pumpkin spice latte. >> stunning images from a camera of the fire chief from the asian gnaw airlines crash happened last month in san francisco. it shows moments crews arrived on scene. the desperate attempt to save the hundreds of passengers inside. local investigators are looking at the footage as part of the investigation of a 16-year-old dmienz student who was hit and killed by a fire truck on the runway. two other chinese teams died in the accident. more of the agency is recently expanded the reach the sporting event. concerts even rodeo. viper teams for flowingsnal response is making random security checks. some say they aren't necessary and they are inclusives -- intrusive. >> the jury will start deliberating james whitey buolg reshg. closing arguments took 6 hours yesterday. bulger is accused of taking part in 17 murders in the 90s and 80s. prosecutor
louisiana helping produce the showers and storms as well. just in the past 48-hours in the past two-days areas have seen over a foot of rain over sections of missouri parts of arkansas the same across sections of oklahoma and kansas in a short amount of time. the last several days saturday into sunday you are expecting more rain out here locally over 6 inches of rain will be possible. flooding is a major concern. we want to update you. the national hurricane center updated the outlook through out the rest of the summer into snowfall. we are thinking it may be less or lower in terms of the extended outlook in terms of how many storms they are predicting. category 3 or above. pretty significant because it's still above average. >> fewer in previous years? >> fewer than previously forecasted in the beginning of the season. stim abo still above average. >> a chilling facebook that says i am going to prison. after shooting his wife jennifer alfonso dead. derek medina posted a picture of her body along with that message. then he went over to his dad's house. >> he just said that his wife
in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> reporter: we don't know exac
in the house for it to go democrat. three in louisiana. four in mississippi. receiven in alabama. if you start looking at those numbers, and you look at the democratic -- demographic shields happening all across the south, i plef it is a great opportunity for us a to build out our beach, start with legislative races, down ticket races, where literally a small amount of money can mean a lot. >> i think if you consider a state like north carolina where it is part of the new south and we had seen real changes answers sin we have republican legislature, dramatic shift? the other direction. i think your point about focussing on the state legislative races makes a tremendous. a sense and people don't think of that as part of building the bench. talk about that. >> many times what we do is we take a really talented person. talk them into running for governor. they lose 58-42 and we never see them again. instead of developing a career as a legislator, policy maker, and someone who can talk well about the issues, then we loo lose them. one of the things the southern progress would do is help recruit an
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not recognize i am originally from louisiana, and it is not recognized. but just like all other civil progress, the south as far behind. it will take some time to reach it, but we will eventually get there. lived inng have you mississippi? >> just over a year. of the time i spent in louisiana and i lived in baileys, central america, for the last five years before e,ming to mississippi -- beliz central america, for the last five years before coming to mississippi. >> mark, go ahead with your comment. thismain point to all of is, we live in a great country and everybody has the right to be wrong. everybody has the right to be right. what we have here is a battle over semantics, i think. can be think the union called marriage because marriage is a sacrament. it is sacred. it is holy. , a homosexual marriage, is sodomy. that is not holy. that is an unholy union. if you want to go ahead and have the government take care of all of your finances and everything after you die, then call it something else. civil union, maybe that is what you have to do. maybe that is what we were all word,ng over, a sem
of texas, oklahoma even louisiana looking at temperatures into the triple digits. 26 is the high in san antonio. high temperatures only in the 70s. feeling a little september like out there. especially during the early morning hours. >> that's around average, 106. >> talk about a power play. h lottery officials announcing three people will share the massive $448 million jackpot. two winning tickets sold in new jersey one in minnesota. the winning numbers are 5, 25, 30, 58, 59 and the power ball 32. wpxf reporter is live in little lake harbor, new jersey where one of those winning tickets mr. sold. good morning, stacy. >> good morning. minnesota area. people would have better odds winning buying their tickets in pennsylvania. there have been so many power ball winners. goes to show we were wrong. two winners in new jersey one ticket sold at acme supermarket in little lake harbor. new jersey.com also reporting that a ticket was sold in south brunswick again at a grocery store. we have two winners in new jersey two people who may have been passing through new jersey now going to be mega mi
a federal judge to get permission to assign students to new schools. louisiana's voucher plan calls for transferring low income students in low rated schools to private schools at taxpayer expense. >>> in minnesota students have been sweating it out in sweltering classrooms. a record breaking heat wave is blanketing parts of the midwest. 18 schools in one minnesota district have no air conditioning while 11 other schools have only some ac. >>> a north carolina middle school was shut down by a devastating tornado. it's finally opened now. and students at green hill plild school, walk through since 2011 the twister that left the school in ruins. >> a lot of the kids were not happy with the modular units expel and so now that we have the gym and stuff like that we can have dances and clubs and stuff that we didn't have before. and different sports activities and stuff that is going to boost morale. >> in the small african nation of liberia not one of the 25,000 students who took the state university admission exam passed. liberian president ellen surleaf acknowledged that her school sy
, florida. >> take a look at your weather on this hump day. rainy, louisiana to south carolina. there will be a few thunderstorms from eastern montana to new mexico. mostly dry along the west coast. >> feels like fall on the east coast. highs in the 70s from boston down to carolinas. 90 or above most of florida, parts of texas will top 100. >> all right. everybody loves a good party. the more elaborate the better. this one so elaborate we. decided to make it our "favorite story of the day." ♪ ♪ >> the kid's name is sam horowitz from texas, and joining the lady on stage for "dance again" by j-lo. sam's bar mitzvah. it happened last summer. the elaborate party is getting attention because the video was online. >> the kid can dance. >> i want to watch that over and over again. oh, my gosh. look at him. he knows all the moves. >> a natural entertainer. natural born. ♪ spotlight on me >> would you do it, diana. >> the lady in the background. nobody knew who i was, wearing a -- if i was a 13, sam horowitz. >> if you go for it. own it. that kid owned it. didn't he? >> he is so c
for president at the time, gets the vice presidential nomination so you have this axis of taylor, a louisiana sugar planter, running with fillmore, the comptroller of the state of new york. for me there's a personal thing which i have to say, i currently teach at albany law school where fillmore was living and next year i will be a visitor at l.s.u., a law school in louisiana, so i'm the embodiment of the albany-baton rouge accent, as well. >> i'd like to say, let's don't discount that the mexican war brought us all of the western southwest -- california, new mexico, et cetera. he was the commander-in-chief and he acted like it and if it upset winfield scott who had quite a temper, and zachary taylor, so be it, but as it turned out, that's what history has recorded. we greatly expanded the united states during that time and we got those properties for very, very little. in terms of the history of real estate, polk rates high. >> on to zachary taylor. >> only if you think that going to war with a country to steal half their country is an appropriate and legitimate thing to do and significant n
report 113-187 in the following order, amendment number one by mr. scalise of louisiana, amendment number three by mr. smith ofs missouri, amendment number four by mr. latham of iowa, amendment number six by mr. nadler of new york, amendment of r eight by mr. johnson georgia, amendment by ms. jackson lee of texas, and amendment by ms. moore of wisconsin. the unfinished request is the request for a recorded vote on amendment number one printed in house report 113-187 offered by mr. scalise of louisiana on which the ayes prevailed by voice vote. the clerk will redesignate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number one printed in house report 113-18 , offered by mr. scalise of louisiana. the chair: a recorded vote has been requested. those in support of the request for a recorded vote will rise and be counted. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a 15-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any
-pressure system is continuing to stay in place across texas, louisiana. that is why we expect more flooding. we've picked up over a foot of rain in some of these areas, flashing flood warnings. expected today into tomorrow. >>steve: thank you very much. another soggy day here in new york city as is the case for 16 years on "fox & friends" when we have summer interns, winter interns on their last day of work, we put them on television. let me introduce you to this intern. she wants to do sports. >> the ncaa is getting out of the jersey business. the decision was made after seeing memorabilia for individual schools for the ncaa web site. he says the site is only supposed to carry generic items. the announcement comes days after johnny manziel was accused of selling some of his jerseys force $7, 500, a violation of the ncaa policy. being lebron james gets a lot of perks but skipping jury duty is not one of them. the star posted this photo to insta tkpwraeupl with the caption -- instagram, jury duty time. tony stuart broke his leg in a car sprint crash. doctors say stewart needs a second surgery. h
, first of all, made possible the louisiana purchase because that poll began was -- thatnapoleon was done with the empire as a result of the humiliating defeat. secondly, after haiti, after that revolution, the north atlantic slave trade was ended by britain and the united. and the last sort of breadth of that was the end of the civil war. one of the great story of history. >> host: this month on booktv in-depth program author and activist randall robinson. he's the author of five non-fiction books. here they are. what is transafrica? >> guest: transafrica is or the organization that i began in 1976 to galvanize african-american opinion on foreign policy issues. particularly issues that concern the black world. u.s. policy africa, the caribbean, and latin america. so transafrica, of course, of the organization that used instrumentality to galvanize american opposition to apartheid . for the set of sanctions that president reagan vetoed was overridden by republican controlled senate because of the work we did and the millions we organized to make a difference. that coupled with the great w
accelerated to an achievement are smaller. maryland, delaware, massachusetts, louisiana, which is unique in some ways. we could have a debate about whether it is good or bad what is happening in the louisiana. the small school thing is in that mix, nested in that mix. what does a school and do well, what would be better to farm out to a larger entity? you do not have a lot of that farming out in a lot of states. not so much in california, new jersey. this superintendent sharing program is interesting and hopefully somebody will study that. how large do the other entities have to get to take on certain tasks in order to be affected? >> i think your paper and the position that one size does not fit all is the right position to take. inter-district choice may help in some cases, but there needs to be real choice, if that is the case. it has to be about quality and kids, as opposed to the politics that we see around choice right now. in the places that we were, in most of the rural communities, high poverty, already consolidated, inter-district choice is often not an option. there are transp
he stands there and does nothing. she has to run for reelection. she been attacking louisiana's major industry, but she was also the person who gave them this mess of obamacare. there are a whole series of challenges. i think that is why it is possible to get a year's delay and obamacare. i think only focus on the career, at the american people say we can do better. it does leave the door open. could step back from the mistake they made when they voted for a bill that they had not ever read. why do they keep saying the americans did not want the affordable care act when he was elected on that? guest: obama the romney. there are a whole series of issues on the table there. if it had been a referendum on obamacare, it will be one thing. he did not make it one. he has had something similar to this in massachusetts. it also has many challenges and problems. despite his other assets and virtues, it made him a law candidate for the presidency at when the tweeter suggest it would have been a powerful issue. it was 2010. it could be in 2012 of a republican would have stood up and said i told
for calling. bill calling from baton rouge, louisiana, now, republican. hello there. caller: good morning. how are you? host: doing well. how are you? caller: fine. well, you know, i don't hear anybody saying anything about the iran spring anymore. - iran -- arab spring anymore. they knew what morsi was and obama was supportive of him. and they found out that they made a mistake when they got him oted in. the people in egypt didn't vote it, it was just the brotherhood. and he was a terrorist -- the brotherhood is a terrorist organization and he came over here. the first terrorist, i imagine, that ever came to the white .ouse it's just -- this money part, it's just another illusion to get it off of morsi and obama. because they were good friends. wears aou notice, obama ring on his left finger, his marriage finger, that is you have to be an arab to read it. now, what kind of stuff is this? host: i'm going to let you go, bill. bring in some other news here while we set up for our next segment. the "wall street journal" in the marketplace section. this headline says "retailers are feeling left be
by the transportation system. louisiana talking to a manufacturer of our masuda goals, he told me were the most important things was getting those things from the market. he stopped. i said i'm in the transportation business. we are all in a transportation business. we have to get the cereal in the milk out in the morning. she was touched by the system. it will cost more for the milk. it impacts us all. in the last congress, we made some good progress. i think there are some very good reforms. we are still slowly getting the information. secretary fox will be here later today. i am encouraged. we had dinner the other night. he had dinner with several republicans. we had a great conversation. i look forward to it i did. it is always a positive thing. sometimes you have to leave politics at the door and get things done. i'm sure you will appreciate what the secretary has to say. they gave us a poor grade. we are at a point where we have got to figure out how to do this anyway that keeps us competitive in the world. there is a federal role. working with the state and the local governments. when yo
for the schools. i have a comment. --re is a hole in louisiana louisiana, 29% of the republicans blamed obama for the government's katrina mess. i think these people that did that are absolutely ignorant. he was just a senator, not the president. host: thank you for calling. republican line, welcome to the program. if the cost of college worth it? well, it was like $15,000 a year 20 years ago for my daughter. local --ually got to a she is a nurse. my husband was discussed to -- he fell she concentrated more on the marching band than the college. she would to community college after that. i am quite disturbed. i put myself through a business school, whatever, 40 years ago. i paid for it out of my $100 weeks salary. the cost can't afford of tuition should consider vocational school, business schools. why should the taxpayers be paying -- >> there are a lot of kids -- you go back to the academic standards. most of the kids going to they are not academically qualified to go. they're getting a free pass because of the social justice that. i don't mind if a kid is qualified or what ethnicity, natio
crime. this happened in slaughter louisiana, louisiana. is that the name authorities say the boy was playing grand theft auto 4 just minutes before that shooting. the game awards points to the players for killing people. the woman died after at least one gunshot wound to the head. department of defense training material call conservatives and founding fathers extremists. this guide obtained by judicial watch advises students rather than dressing up in sheets, modern day radicals will talk about states' rights and how to make the world a better place it was authored by the defense equal opportunity management institute. a dog funded diversity training center. besides a brief reference to 9/11 and another to the sudanese civil war the guide makes no mention of islamic extremism but it does say. this quote: in u.s. history there are many examples of extremist ideology. and movements. the colonists who sought to free themselves from british rule and the confederate states who sought to succeed from the northern states are just two examples. do you think those are -- scribbled note t
, louisiana. this is a sinkhole in -- it's now consumed 25 acres, and if you're looking for an all-natural weed whacker, this is it. man, that thing just takes these trees down. it's part of a series of underground caverns are collapsing. they call these a series of burps. well, excuse me. all right. let's show you what else we've got as far as your weather is concerned. here in the northeast we have some showers moving in. we may see rain on the plaza in just a bit, part of this coffee that is going to be bringing some showers and thunderstorms throughout the northeast. some storms could produce some locally heavy rainfall, and then it pushes on out. and we've got cooler weather coming. we'll get to your local forecast in just 30 seconds. your local forecast in just 30 seconds. re. and so is giving him real tasty food. now there's new so good! dog food from iams. some leading brands contain sugar, or dyes, or artificial preservatives. ♪ [ dog whimpers ] but so good! from iams has 100% wholesome ingredients and none of those other things. now that's real love. and so is that. new
. but across the states of florida, alabama, mississippi, louisiana, and texas, maybe not. >> we're going to stop you for not having a gun. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: there you go. exactly. yeah, i guess that's -- you know, that's a state by state issue, chris. >> it is. >> stephanie: killed an unarmed teenager -- all right. okay. daryle in mobile -- >> caller: [ inaudible ] mobile, stephfy. >> stephanie: hi daryle go ahead. >> caller: i was doing 80 and a black guy got ahead of me speeding, and i got pulled over, and i had my police t-shirt on, and i had my weapon on my side. he said okay. i need your license and registration. but he did give me a ticket. >> stephanie: yikes. yeah, interesting. interesting. i guess you are not quite as awesome as george zimmerman. >> caller: i guess not. when i seen that on the news. i said, wow, what a break. >> stephanie: yeah, you are not quite as white looking as george zimmerman. maybe that's what it is. >> wow. >> stephanie: just yet another incredible story, how about incredible that awesome -- >> he's so awesome. >> stephanie: right. he is just g
slashed billions of dollars from the slush funds. another $670 million from the louisiana of the purchase that was included in the bill on h.r..8. repealed or changed portions of the affordable care act signed into law by the the united states. we heard heart wrenching stories from our friends on the other challenges andth illnesses. yes, mr. speaker, there are real challenges out there. can attest to i that spending 20 years taking are of patients bchlt uh the american people don't want washington deciding what kind of or th care they must have can have. we need patients and families and doctors making those preposterous the assertion that republicans don't quality rdable care, care, accessible care. nonsense, plk. nonsense. what we want is the highest quality of care that respects principles of affordability and accessibility and quality affordableness and quantity. we want patients and doctors to in charge of health care, not washington, d.c. and not the irs. a congressional hearing today investigated the national parks services mismanagement of the inventory. uncovered when an audit
. >> clear just to get his reaction on it. one republican member of the senate, david vitter, from louisiana, coming out on the record saying congress should not being exempt. at least one is fighting for this. rest of the republicans i know they're in recess, where are they on this issue? points to a bigger problem, bill and doug. doug may agree of me on this. the most destructive division in the united states is not between republicans and democrats or conservative and liberals. it is between the ruling elites and the rest of us. between the ruling elite and regular folks. because the rest of us are getting screwed every day. exactly. bill: people are losing faith in the institution of government and this is a case in point. if you like your insurance you can keep your insurance, unless you're a member about congress and you can do whatever you want, doug. >> that is absolutely the case and monica couldn't be more correct. bottom line, the average working american is struggling. he or she doesn't have a chance to opt out of laws to get special exemptions. and that's why resentment against
, an area of high pressure remains in place over parts of louisiana and texas and southern parts of arkansas. north of the system we have moisture riding up along it producing showers and thunderstorms. forecast next day and couple days for heavy rain to continue out over those states, patti ann. patti ann: maria molina in the fox extreme weather center. thank you. bill: have to figure that storm will go on for some time too. it covered a big part of the country. a lost folks got dumped on this past week. >>> president set to face reporters in a wide-ranging news conference before he sets out on vacation. we'll talk to chris wallace. what would he ask the president? plus what would you ask from home? tweet me your questions @billhemmer. we'll read a few of those after the break. get a cued up for wallace. patti ann: oh, yeah. the fight to save hundreds of homes from a raging wildfire. where firefighters fear that blaze could spread to next. we're live on the scene. lecoca-cola is partneringg. with nashville parent and charlotte parent magazines, along with the mayors of those cities, in the
the haitian revolution, first of all, made possible in louisiana purchase because napoleon was done with it as a result of that humiliating defeat. secondedly, after haiti, after that revolution the north atlantic slave trade was ended by britain and the united states. and the last sort of breadth of that was the end of the civil war. americans know nothing about the story. we owe so much to those haitians, exslaves who defeated four of the most powerful army of the government in well twelve and a half year war. one of the great story in history. >> host: this month on booktv's in-depth program, author and activist randall robinson. he is the author of five non-fiction books. here they are. beginning in 1998. mr. robinson wrote "defending the spirit." finally an unbrokenning a any haiti from revolution to the kidnapping of a president. 202 is the area code if you like to dial in and participate in the conversation. you can contact us via e-mail booktv@c-span.org. or social media. you can make a comment on facebook.com/booktv. or send us a tweet@booktv is the twitter han dahl. what i
on where you were. louisiana sugarcane back on its feet, until the hurricane of 1883. you go into mississippi, it was pretty horrible. it was not all blamed on sherman. it was the collapse of the cotton market. the english went to india, egypt for cotton the last few years of the blockade, it broke them. 6000 union soldiers elected to settle in new orleans. it was not all like "gone with the wind." it was coming back, but it was a different culture. it would not be agricultural. it would not have that until later in the 19th century. host: the north was in the midst of a great big industrial revolution. the days of the big financiers on wall street. tell us about what was happening there. guest: thanks in part to the machinery of war. guest: it was a continuation of the war and an expansion, and they were getting ready for the centennial of the nation and showing off the advances that had been made in the past 100 years. most of those were technological advances, the old farming equipment to the new modern technology, transcontinental railroad, transportation was bringing peo
into a sinkhole. this is crazy. it's in louisiana in the bayou country. the water churns as the unseen sinkhole underneath it opens up on the bayou floor. >> a local emergency official says the sinkhole is still active and that it continues to grow. but he adds that homes aren't in any danger for now, of course. even so an evacuate i i would as soas p i don't carallo heaw.'t carallo >> look at that. >> i can't imagine living anywhere near that. apparently this is a sinkhole, growing, growing, there just hasn't been dramatic video like this where the >> s youtube it. >> watch this video. >> youtube it. >>> coming up, the youngest player on the washington play plon the washington >> e thaliv >>> first, the story parents should see. the social networking site kids are flocking to. some a mt fi new ♪ you can't hear me and all you're ever going to be is mean ♪ ♪ why you got to be so mean >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. ♪ all you're ever gonna be is mean ♪ ♪ why you got to be so mean >>> now to a hot new website that has some parents and experts
have a comment. there was a poll in louisiana as a republican and 29% of them blamed president obama for the government's katrina mess. i think these people that did that are absolutely ignorant. he was just a senator not a president. host: thanks for calling. gale on the line from new jersey. gale is a republican. is the cost of college worth it? caller: well. it was about $15,000 a year 20 years agfor my -- ago for my daughter. she's a nurse and she -- my husband was actually disgusted because he felt she concentrated more on the marching papers. she went to a local community college. also, i'm quite disturbed. i put myself through a business school about 40 years ago. i paid for it out of my $100 a week salary. kids can't afford cost of tuition, why should the taxpayers be paying. you go back to the academic standards of 47 years ago, most of the kids going today are not academically qualified for college. they're getting a free pass because of the social justice. the standards are so bad, i. wouldn't want my kid going to school today. host: thanks for calling gale. so much of
don't know if you guys are fans of "true blood" on hbo. really hot people in louisiana that turn out to be vampires and werewolves. joe manganiello plays the hot werewolf. >> it's a long, strange story. i'll tell you on the way. >> clearly, that guy is very talented there. a very talented trained actor. he has a bfa from carnegie melon. get it out because i have good jokes coming up. joe manganiello classically tra trained and he says while he likes "true blood" he wants more. he says this, he says, running shirtless in the woods pays the bills, but it's only a sliver of what i do. he continues, "sometimes all i'm being asked to do is rip my shirt off and growl." so, joe manganiello you win the "man, do i know how you feel award." nuothing worse than being asked to rip your shirt off and growl. actually, just once i want to be asked to rip my shirt off and growl. >> i want you to know, i'm not laughing. the other two are. >> you're laughing at what. the concept to you is laughable? >> no, laughing with you and you'll get your chance, my friend. when fabio makes his way to "new day" t
, louisiana, arkansas. so dangerous amounts of heat out there. north of the storm system, we have some cooler air. temperatures widespread, in the 70s. low average, not feeling very august like in parts of minnesota. 75 degrees will be the high temperature today in minneapolis. let's head back inside. >> steve: all right. thank you very much. as has been the tradition here on "fox & friends," during internships, the last day of a college student's intern shall, they actually get to be on television and today we say so long, ali, has been with us all summer long. have you enjoyed your internship? >> absolutely. it was amazing. >> steve: you're sick of us and you're ready to go back to college, right? >> no. very excited to go back. but very sad to leave. >> steve: you're going to do the sports. stand right here in the official sportsman position. here is ali with the sports. >> thank you. the cubs getting unlikely production from newcomer donny murphy. in just his third game with the team, murphy cracked two homeruns and drove in four as the cubs beat the phillies 5-2. murphy seems to have fou
in louisiana. hello, thanks for waiting. caller: thank you for having me. that in to comment australia, you have to vote. enrolledutomatically on you are allowed to vote all types of networks. >> what happens if you don't vote? fine or a prison sentence. you vote. it's part of your duty. >> you think something like that would work here? caller: we have too many crazies. it would not work here. it should. it's a good thing. the future of the democrats could be most anyone. i say hillary would be good. look. listening to all that i've heard ,efore, most of the republicans they are crazy. they are not the future. i certainly hope not. i'm not young. scared of what is happening to our country. the lies, the inability to help the poor, everything for the wealthy. with thet of growth very rich and the poor getting poorer all the time. >> new mexico, margaret on the republican line. taking ournk you for calls. i am here with my husband david. first of all, i want you to know that up until about three weeks ago, we were democrats and we just switch to the republican party. as catholics, we just cou
to rosanne prats, the director of emergency preparedness for the louisiana department of health and hospitals that puts it smack in the middle of coordinating among federal, state and local agencies that are dealing with and preparing for the disasters. she has a background in health administration rules and was around during the katrina days in louisiana and has been with the department for more than 20 years. we are pleased to have you with us today. >> make sure i've got this right. >> can you hear me? all right good afternoon. i think i was one of the last panelists to be picked up on this very distinguished panel. usually i never had a loss for words. from the operations perspective if you told me, you know, that the problem is katrina, read the, gustav, ike, the mississippi oil spill, recently tropical storm isaac. some of the concerns we have is how can we evacuate have the coast line in a 38 hour period i know who to go to and how long it is going to take. how many will be evacuated or not, how many can help themselves, how many will be the state's assistance, how many of those will n
? a, cairo, egypt, b, new orleans, louisiana, c, norman, oklahoma, or, d, san francisco. >> san francisco. >> sorry. looking for norman, oklahoma. ♪ oklahoma where the wind comes sweeping down the plain ♪ >> almost every morning when i walk into the makeup room what do you sing? >> every morning. >> it usually gets a laugh. what's the second one, willie boy? >> this is leslie. kathie lee says hoda's best asset is, a, her feet, b, her hair, c, her legs or d, her butt if you'll forgive the term. >> i'm going to say her butt. >> ooh, sorry. looking for her feet, actually. >> nobody watches our show. >> she's got the most beautiful feet in the world. also unbelievable legs and a good butt, too. but i do love her feet. i don't know what that says about me, but i love them. >> all righty then. any who. i don't like this game. >> we're getting rid of a lot of this inventory on your paperback, which is good news. here's karen. hoda's dog blake is a maltipoo, yorkipoo, cocapoo or labradoodle. >> labradoodle. >> nobody watches our show! he's a cockapoo. oh, look at blaky. >> are you s
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